Rich and earthy morels, ceps and chanterelles are examples of wild mushrooms. Serve them with roast meat, on toast or in pasta.
With 100 varieties of mint, spearmint is considered the "crown jewel." Some think apple mint, which is milder tasting, is best to cook with.
Coffee that is brewed cold can offer a less-bitter alternative to the hot drink. Recipes for Iced coffee and Baby mocha cakes include the concoction, which doesn't require special equipment.
Cookware maker Eddington's new "onion goggles" can be secured tightly over the eyes to help chefs dice without tearing up from the onion vapors. One tester noted a flaw: They don't work over glasses.
Couples are creating signature cocktails for their wedding receptions. Inspiration comes from where they met, their favorite drinks, the venue and even culinary trends. A tip from an expert: Gear the beverage to the calendar.
Spice blends containing high antioxidant content may decrease the risk of cancer-causing compounds. Research shows that a Caribbean marinade cut the risk by 88%.